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Quinconces Esplanade (Esplanade des Quinconces)

Bordeaux, France
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Bordeaux, France
Rue Sainte-Catherine
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Hère it's Bordeaux This Square is not the cosiest but very impressive, suppose to be the largest in Europe and give a feeling of call in the city and also of majesty. Column and Montesquieu and Montaigne statues 2 of the smartest brain our culture...More

Thank Alain G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is situated in t5he centre of Bordeux where all the buses and trams stop. A great photo opportunity and a lovely place to sit and eat (if the weather is good).

Thank Maureen T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It welcomes us back to wonderful Bordeaux and stands out like a beacon- a wonderful landmark saying ' welcome home ' This is simply a wonderful monument which great photo opportunities- a must see whilst visiting this fantas city.

2  Thank HappyTravellers222
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

On a scorching hot August afternoon, the Esplanade offers masses of shade. Apparently the biggest open public space in Europe. So why nowhere to sit? Monument to the Girondins is spectacular.

Thank Daffers_WB
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Square is one of the ugliest we have ever seen. Too large, nothing to do, no walls, not good of proportions, ugly surface. Nothing to eat or drink, no playground, no shadow.

Thank JelleW
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

a wonderful Park with many Sycamore trees planted in Rows. Be sure to look at the Fountains around the Winged Victory.

Thank liskarin
Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

During our tour of Bordeaux we had to visit the Quinconces place. Huge fountain decorated with horses and gods. High column surrounded by 2 massive fountain Very beautiful

Thank Plisch
Reviewed 27 July 2017

Central and convenient but not very exciting as a tourist attraction! Bike hire also available here, cafe and toilets. Apparent,y a big concert is staged here every year.

Thank Nicola B
Reviewed 22 July 2017

Wonderful setting hindered by the temporary tiered seating and resurfacing currently being undertaken. Amazing to see cruise ship visible beyond the trees.

Thank forester696
Reviewed 12 July 2017

A great long promenade to well promenade along Quinconces has a tram stop and there was international BMX racing going on while we were there

Thank Talented49
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